Definition of scholastic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//skəˈlæstɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//skəˈlæstɪk//
    [only before noun] (formal) Teaching and learning
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  1. 1connected with schools and education scholastic achievements See related entries: Teaching and learning
  2. 2 connected with scholasticism
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent. (in sense 2 of the adjective): via Latin from Greek skholastikos ‘studious’, from skholazein ‘be at leisure to study’, from skholē ‘leisure, philosophy, lecture-place’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scholastic